One of Ireland’s main fundraising events for Down Syndrome, the annual Tour de Leinster cycle is now open for registration.
In what will be its fourth edition so far, this year’s cycle will cover 600km over a four-day period and is slated to begin from September 14-17.
The challenge gives interested and registered cyclists the opportunity to cycle shoulder to shoulder with Stephen Roche, the Irish Tour de France and Giro D’Italia legend. The racing route winds through Leinster, on some spectacular route and some amazing scenery along the way.
Costs involved are to be borne by each participant as all funds raised from the Tour de Leinster cycle will go directly to Down Syndrome Ireland so as to help support some of the essential services for the participating Leinster branches.
At the launch of the 2017 Tour de Leinster, Roche said: (more…)